PERSONAL LOCATOR BEACONS (PLBs)

Larapinta Trail Trek Support (LTTS) provides PLB rental options for your trek. PLBs can be hired as part of a trek package.

You can hire PLB's online when you make a booking.

PLB's are offered to LTTS Customers Only.

ACR ResQLink™ Personal Locator Beacon

OVERVIEW

 

Weight: 130g

Dimensions: 3.3 x 4.8 x 9.9 cm

Fitted with Class 2 NON-HAZMAT long life batteries

Onboard 66-Channel GPS

406 MHz signal

121.5 MHz homing capability

COSPAS-SARSAT worldwide operation

Typical accuracy (with GPS) <100m

Typical Performance 30 Hours

Non-Hazmat Battery

Non-Buoyant, but waterproof

ACR PLB Website Link

 

OPERATION

 

Activation: 2 steps: deploy antenna, press ON button, giving clear view of sky

Duration: 30 Hours @ -4°F (-20°C); longer at higher ambient temperatures

Transmission:  406 MHz distress signals commence 60 seconds after activation

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Hire Rates

E2E TREK: $65

TREK10 : $55

HALF6 TREK: $45

CHEWINGS TREK: $35

Day Rate: $9

If you choose a Trek Package rate, your trek booking needs to be the same package.

Each package rate is for the duration of your trek.

GME MT410G Emergency Personal Locator Beacon (PLB)

OVERVIEW

 

Weight: 250g

Dimensions: 71 (W) x 135 (H) x 38 (D) mm

Fitted with NON-HAZMAT long life batteries

50 search channel GPS receiver for better than 100 metre accuracy

Digital 406 MHz, 5 Watt transmission plus 121.5 MHz homing signal

COSPAS-SARSAT worldwide operation

Typical accuracy (with GPS) <100m

Sealed waterproof design (exceeds IP67)

High visibility flashing light

GME PLB Website Link

 

OPERATION

 

Activation: Automatically when antenna deployed

Duration: In excess of 24 hours at -20˚C; longer at higher ambient temperatures

Transmission: 121.5 and 406 MHz distress signals commence 60 seconds after activation

Delay: 60 seconds to deactivate prior to distress transmission, warm up none required

VHF: 121.5 MHz; 50 mW ± 3 dB; swept tone AM (analogue)

UHF: 406.028 MHz; 5 W ± 2 dB; PSK (digital)

Light: > 20 flashes/minute at; 2 x high intensity white LED

 

 

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Hire Rates

E2E TREK: $60

TREK10 : $50

HALF6 TREK: $40

CHEWINGS TREK: $30

Day Rate: $7

If you choose a Trek Package rate, your trek booking needs to be the same package.

Each package rate is for the duration of your trek.

ritamk00​ , Trip Advisor

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